August 2023

Death toll in Dominican Republic explosion rises to 11

August 16, 2023 in Regional

The death toll from a powerful explosion near the Dominican Republic's capital rose to 11 on Tuesday, with dozens injured. Firefighters were searching through smouldering rubble as people gathered outside hospitals, looking for missing loved ones. President Luis Abinader visited San Cristobal, located just west of...

Guyana: School children die from dengue

August 14, 2023 in Regional

Dr Frank Anthony has confirmed that two children, including a nine-year-old child, have died after being infected with dengue. The children had been receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Georgetown Public Hospital and Dr. Anthony said no other child is receiving critical...